Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. He wrote the Intelligencer column for NY Magazine in the mid 90s, reporting on the OJ Simpson trial, as well as for the real Parade magazine (when it was owned by Conde Nast), and has written for the New York Observer, Details, Vogue, Spin, the New York Times, NY Post, Washington Post, and NY Daily News among many publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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Well, this is a relief. After enduring many unspeakable things to her characters in past movies, Dakota Fanning is suddenly shy. Maybe it's because...

Amazon.com gave a lot of music away last week for 99 cents. Because of that, this week's top 10 CD chart is crazy. Amazon...

Michael Jackson's former attorneys have quite divergent paths since the child molestation trial in 2005. This week, Brian Oxman was disbarred by the California...

What really happened to Rielle Hunter's book called "What Really Happened?" Well, it was released on June 22nd. Three weeks later--or less than--it's over....

Fighting back tears, and trying to breath while she spoke, Meryl Streep gave one of many impassioned eulogies today for Nora Ephron at the...

Just as I predicted, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes whisked through a divorce settlement. It was all done over the weekend. Katie essentially got...

Wow--that was fast. This morning Little Brown announced they're publishing Elton John's book, "Love Is the Cure: On Life, Loss, and the End of...

Reports of Katie Holmes writing, producing and starring in a movie called "Molly" are extremely premature, I am told. The movie was being set...

Tameka Foster's soap opera like life took a tragic turn this weekend. Her 11 year old son, Kyle Glover, is brain dead after an...